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Surah Ash-Shura Ayat 46 in Arabic Text

وَمَا كَانَ لَهُم مِّنْ أَوْلِيَآءَ يَنصُرُونَهُم مِّن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ ۗ وَمَن يُضْلِلِ ٱللَّهُ فَمَا لَهُۥ مِن سَبِيلٍ
Wa maa kaana lahum min awliyaaa’a yansuroonahum min doonil laah; wa mai yudlilil laahu famaa lahoo min sabeel

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 46

Sahih International
And there will not be for them any allies to aid them other than Allah. And whoever Allah sends astray – for him there is no way.

Yusuf Ali
And no protectors have they to help them, other than Allah. And for any whom Allah leaves to stray, there is no way (to the Goal).

Abul Ala Maududi
They shall have no protectors to help them against Allah. For he whom Allah causes to go astray will have no way to save himself.

Muhsin Khan
And they will have no Auliya’ (protectors) to help them other than Allah. And he whom Allah sends astray, for him there is no way.

Pickthall
And they will have no protecting friends to help them instead of Allah. He whom Allah sendeth astray, for him there is no road.

Dr. Ghali
And in no way do they have any patrons to vindicate them, apart from Allah; and whomever Allah leads into error, then by no means (can) he have a way.

Abdel Haleem
they will have no allies to help them against God. There is no way [forward] for those God allows to stray.

Quran 42 Verse 46 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shura ayat 46, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(42:46) They shall have no protectors to help them against Allah. For he whom Allah causes to go astray will have no way to save himself.


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Shura verse 46 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 44 which provides the complete commentary from verse 44 through 46.

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